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Lot 476 - Auction 66 - Part II



A roman heliotrope intaglio. Bust of a girl.
10 x 13 x 2 mm
The figure is facing right, with the tunicated bust and uncovered shoulder. The face is characterized by a slightly severe and contemplative expression, characterized by full lips and large eyes; the hair is held by a thin band on the head and is gathered on the nape. Well executed work. Attractive variety and color of the stone. Signs of wear.
2nd century AD.


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